The processing fee for the
Marriage License is Four Thousand Jamaican Dollars (approximately US$50.00).
The marriage license is valid for 3 months and the application is a same day
The Ministry of Justice has more details about obtaining a
It is a recommended that a
Marriage Officer be involved in the planning of your wedding as this individual
will complete the required forms and arrange all documents for your special day. He/She can arrange for the ceremony to take
place in a church or at a location of your choice. Marriage ceremonies may be conducted every
day of the week between the hours of 6:00am and 8:00pm.
You are required to send copies of all documents to the
Marriage Officer. It is highly
recommended that these documents are sent by courier service, as it is more
reliable and quicker than the regular post.
Marriage officers are available
throughout the island and may be requested through the:
Tel: 876 984 3041 – 5
Fax:(876) 749 6457
Each Marriage Officer
may have his/her own prices and requirements; however the process remains
basically the same.